So this happened: Stephen King came to li’l ol’ Albuquerque as part of his End of Watch tour, and got interviewed by George R.R. Martin. All thanks to our local indie bookstore, Bookworks. Here are some notes from that June 16, 2016 conversation. “They saved my life.” –Stephen King on George R.R. Martin’s Song of … More Notes on the Stephen King and George R.R. Martin Conversation
or, I Knew There Was a Reason I Didn’t Want to Turn On My Phone on Sunday Like Carrie Bradshaw, I can’t handle hard news before Noon. 1:15 p.m. was a late check-in, though, even for me. Sunday morning I woke up with a wicked headache. As I waited for the Excedrin to kick in, I started … More Remembering. Regret. Rage.
or, Even the Darkest of Tales Contains Some Fine Romance I never wanted to see the old classic movie Chinatown, no matter how many “great” lists it’s on, because I’d heard it was dark and depressing. I finally caved and saw the movie, because 1) Alexandra Sokoloff, who was the featured speaker at our LERA … More Movie Night: Chinatown